Haricot Beans and Lamb in a Tomato Sauce

Kuru Fasulye

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      14 hr

Appears in
Istanbul Cult Recipes

By Pomme Larmoyer

Published 2015

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The cheap and versatile haricot bean makes a regular appearance in Istanbul homes. Here, it is turned into a hearty winter stew ...


  • 200 g (7 oz/1 cup) dried haricot (navy) beans
  • 40


The day before, soak the beans in a large volume of water. The next day, drain and rinse with fresh cold water. Put the beans in a large saucepan, cover well with water and bring to the boil. Simmer for about 20 minutes. Drain again, cool a little, then remove and discard the loosened skins; set the beans aside. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, tomato paste a